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Don't Let Me Go Summary & Study Guide

Catherine Ryan Hyde
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“Don’t Let Me Go” by Catherine Ryan Hyde revolves around nine year-old Grace and all the lives she manages to touch in her apartment building. When the novel begins, Grace’s mother Eileen is strung out on drugs. Grace sits outside on Billy’s porch, hoping someone will see her and help. Billy, who suffers from agoraphobia, does see her. He asks her about why she is sitting there day after day. She tells Billy about her mother's addiction and that she is refusing to see her mother until her mother gets clean. So, Billy and all of the neighbors help in the care of Grace, until Eileen finally frees herself from her drug addiction. In the process, the residents of the building learn more about the trials that each of them faces every day. A real community based on friendship is formed. Most importantly, Grace learns that there are people who care and who will always be there for her. Eileen finally overcomes her addiction and realizes that in granting Grace permission to continue her friendship with those who have cared for her, she will be able to finally have a good relationship with her daughter.

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